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Re: The Clone Wars - Season Two Discussion Thread
« Reply #60 on: October 19, 2009, 11:26 AM »
Hmmm, guess I am in the minority...this was a real snoozer, IMO. Just give me tech stuff, explosions, and cool aliens and I'm good. Leave the soap opera stuff to Star Trek.

I did find it interesting to see the interplay of the various Separatist factions; that would be great fodder for future episodes. It can't be easy holding together an alliance of such disparate interests.

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« Reply #61 on: October 19, 2009, 12:30 PM »
I'm with McMetal on this episode, wasn't very interesting.  I did appreciate the writers trying to add some depth to the Padme and Anakin relationship (more than them longing for each other over a holigram transmission) but it just didn't feel complete enough.  Maybe I was expecting Anakin to have to be more of a hero to save Padme.  Did seem a bit cowardly to leave Senator whats his name on to his fate, but then again Anakin has already demonstrated his willingness to bend/break the rules when it comes to Padme.  Not sure, but it feels like since we didn't see him get whats coming to him, the Ex will pop back up at a later point.  Not sure how, but seems that's a character that could be useful, the vengeful ex-lover/separatist.
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Re: The Clone Wars - Season Two Discussion Thread
« Reply #62 on: October 19, 2009, 01:15 PM »
Hmmm, guess I am in the minority...this was a real snoozer, IMO.

I'm with McMetal on this episode, wasn't very interesting. 

My two 3-year olds agree as well.  One kept asking where Cad Bane and Captain Rex were, while the other kept asking when Anakin was going to use his lightsaber.  Both got bored and gave up on it about ten minutes into the show. One said "maybe next time Clone Wars will have clones and robots" and wanted to turn the channel to something else...
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Re: The Clone Wars - Season Two Discussion Thread
« Reply #63 on: October 19, 2009, 02:40 PM »
 :(  Doh, I'm not 3 though.    ;D  I am a bit surprised that they are making episodes like that though specifically because the target demographic for the show is probably 8 year old boys.
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Re: The Clone Wars - Season Two Discussion Thread
« Reply #64 on: October 19, 2009, 02:49 PM »
Exactly.  As a character study of the relationship between Padme and Anakin during the Clone Wars, it was pretty neat.  As an action packed cartoon for 5-8 year olds, it failed.
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« Reply #65 on: October 19, 2009, 06:05 PM »
I think it shows the cartoon is trying to appeal to both, kind of like Hasbro's toy market...  This episode clearly was more adult, and it also clearly established the backdrop of upcoming episodes.  I think that's great...  It's a cartoon but some of the warring was getting a little redundant to the older audience I'm sure.  This at least establishes things a little bit.  I like that dual aspect of the series that way...  Some for both audiences.  More for kids of course. 

Episodes like this are incredibly rare.  Really has there ever been one at all?  I'd liken it to the Jar Jar episodes, but the polar opposite in terms of who its geared at.  Though I did find Jar Jar easier to take in the toon than in the movie.  Go figure.
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Re: The Clone Wars - Season Two Discussion Thread
« Reply #66 on: November 2, 2009, 01:36 AM »
I started spasming on the floor Friday night.  I couldn't get my fix and I wasn't prepared for 2 weeks without.  This is annoying.
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Re: The Clone Wars - Season Two Discussion Thread
« Reply #67 on: November 2, 2009, 12:22 PM »
Anyone know a good site for downloading prior episodes?  I missed #1 and #3.   :P
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Re: The Clone Wars - Season Two Discussion Thread
« Reply #68 on: November 2, 2009, 03:06 PM »
This is where I go to watch them online.  ;)

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Re: The Clone Wars - Season Two Discussion Thread
« Reply #69 on: November 2, 2009, 04:17 PM »
Just read over at Yakface that there will be new episodes on WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY this week. Wouldn't have known about the Wednesday one if I hadn't read that, so just thought I'd share that over here too....
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« Reply #70 on: November 2, 2009, 04:19 PM »
Just read over at Yakface that there will be new episodes on WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY this week. Wouldn't have known about the Wednesday one if I hadn't read that, so just thought I'd share that over here too....

Actually the same episode that aires on Weds (Landing at Point Rain) repeats on Fri.
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« Reply #71 on: November 2, 2009, 04:33 PM »
That's weird, I wonder why they bumped it up a couple days?

I'll probably still wait for Friday unless I can find time Wednesdays now.
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Re: The Clone Wars - Season Two Discussion Thread
« Reply #72 on: November 2, 2009, 09:32 PM »
That's weird, I wonder why they bumped it up a couple days?

I'll probably still wait for Friday unless I can find time Wednesdays now.

I think they bumped it up to coincide with the DVD release.  Thanks for the tip on E1!!!
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Re: The Clone Wars - Season Two Discussion Thread
« Reply #73 on: November 2, 2009, 09:35 PM »
No problem, if I hadn't seen Dale post that the other day I likely would've forgotten beacuse I just DVR the stuff, but now that I think of it I may go scan them online a little more in detail I think.

And yes, the DVD release.  I forgot about that.  I'm going to, hopefully, pick that up this week also.  I hope any extras are nice.
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Re: The Clone Wars - Season Two Discussion Thread
« Reply #74 on: November 3, 2009, 05:57 PM »
Newsarama has a nice little preview up of this week's episode, looks pretty spiffy.  I picked up the Season 1 set today, and I have to say that the packaging is kind of nifty.  I haven't gotten a chance to watch any of the discs yet, but there is a nice booklet in there with some concept art/etc. that is pretty nice.  The book is the "case", sort of similar to the deluxe edition of Indy and the Crystal Skull if anyone picked that up.